Sunday, 9 April 2017

Mini Chick

This Mini Chick is a quick and easy make.






If you have any question or corrections please let me know as I will greatly appreciate any feedback! Also if you do try out this pattern, please post a picture as I will love to see your recreations.

You will need:

  • 3mm crochet hook (Can use 4mm if preferred)
  • Yarn needle 
  • Yarn (approx 20g or 60m)
  • Soft toy filling

Stitches and abbreviations used:

(I am from England but use US crochet terms)
  • MC - Magic circle/ring (sc unless otherwise specified)
  • Ch - Chain 
  • SC - Single crochet 
  • Inc - Increase stitch (2 single crochets into one stitch)
  • Dec - Decrease stitch (single crochet 2 stitches together)
  • HDC - Half double crochet 
  • DC - Double crochet 
  • ST - Stitch 
  • SLST - Slip stitch 
  • FO - finish off
Other things to note....

  • This is worked in continuous rounds. It is helpful to use a stitch marker to keep track
  • The number in ( ) at the end of each round indicates the total stitch count for that round
  • *  * indicates repeated series of stitches
  • Use invisible decreases for a neater finished product
  • Stitches in [ ]  are worked into one stitch

Main head and body (light yellow):
  1. MC (6)
  2. *Inc* (12)
  3. *2sc, inc* (16)
  4. *3sc, inc* (20)
  5. 20sc (20)
  6. *4sc, inc* (24)
  7. 24sc (24)
  8. *5sc, inc* (28)
  9. 28sc (28)
  10. *6sc, inc* (32)
  11. 32sc (32)
  12. 32sc (32)
  13. *7sc, inc* (36)
  14. 36sc (36)
  15. 36sc (36)
  16. 36sc (36)
  17. 36sc (36)
  18. 36sc (36)
  19. 36sc (36)
  20. 36sc (36)
  21. 36sc (36)
  22. *4sc, dec* (30)
  23. *3sc, dec* (24)
  24. *2sc, dec* (18)
  25. *1sc, dec* (12)
  26. *dec* (6)
  27. FO and close hole. This is the only part that is stuffed.
Arms/wings x2 (body colour):
  1. MC (6)
  2. *inc* (12)
  3. 12sc (12)
  4. 12sc (12)
  5. 12sc (12)
  6. *1sc, dec* (8)
  7. 8sc (8)
  8. Fold flat and 4sc through both sides to close flat. 
  9. FO leaving yarn tail for sewing 
Feet x2 (orange yellow):
  1. MC (4)
  2. *inc* (8)
  3. 8sc (8)
  4. 8sc (8)
  5. 8sc (8)
  6. Fold flat and 4sc through both sides to close flat
  7. Ch1 and turn, [1slst, 1hdc, 1dc, 1hdc, 1slst] all into one stitch. Repeat for the first three stitches of the row and then slst in the last st and FO. Leave yarn tail for sewing to body 
Beak (orange yellow):
  1. MC (4)
  2. *inc* (8)
  3. FO - attach to face by sewing through the diameter of the circle. It will naturally fold/curl into shape. 


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